Robert F Kennedy Jr leads march in Bihar

Robert F Kennedy Jr, a Congressman and related to the family of late US president John F Kennedy, led a procession of Buddhist devotees in Bihar Wednesday to propagate awareness on environment protection.

Bihar allows sale of 5 kg LPG banned after Bodh Gaya blasts

The Bihar government on Tues allowed sale of five kg LPG cylinders that were banned after Bodh Gaya serial blasts last year in which the use of unlicensed small gas cylinders was suspected.

India, Nepal working together to link Lumbini, Bodh Gaya

India and Nepal are "seriously working together" to link Lumbini, birth place of Lord Budhha, with Bodh Gaya where he is said to have gained enlightenment, as part of promoting a combined Buddhist pilgrimage circuit.

'Need to work out plans on how to link Lumbini with Bodh Gaya'

India and Nepal on Saturday stressed for Greater mutual cooperation in pilgrimage tourism by promoting a combined Buddhist pilgrimage circuit, linking Lumbini with Bodh Gaya to strengthen bilateral ties.

Bodh Gaya temple gets IT notice

The Income Tax Department has issued notice to Bodh Gaya`s Mahabodhi temple, Buddhism`s holiest shrine, for not filing annual return of its income of over Rs.100 crore through donations, an official said Saturday.

Buddhist conclave begins in Bodh Gaya

The fourth International Buddhist Conclave was inaugurated Saturday in Bodh Gaya by union Tourism Minister Shripad Naik and Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi.

Sapling of Bodhi tree planted in Vietnam

 A sapling of the holy Bodhi tree from Bodh Gaya in Bihar, which was carried by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee as a gift, was planted here Monday.

Sapling of Bodhi tree planted in Vietnam

A sapling of the holy Bodhi tree from Bodh Gaya in Bihar, which was carried by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee as a gift, was planted here on Monday.

Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi asks 'mahadalits' to unite

Asking 'mahadalits' or the most backward among the Scheduled Castes (SC) to unite, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday said it will make them powerful and gain political power.

President Pranab Mukherjee to gift Bodhi tree sapling to Vietnam

President Pranab Mukherjee will gift "a sapling" of the sacred Bodhi Tree in Bodh Gaya to Vietnam during his visit to that country, a temple official said Monday.

`IM terrorists wanted to blow up Mahabodhi Temple`

In a startling revelation, two terrorists held in connection with last year`s Bodh Gaya blasts have revealed that their original plan was to blow up the Mahabodhi Temple.

Bihar wants custody of IM`s Tehsin Akhtar

Bihar Police will seek the custody of Indian Mujahideen operative Tehseen Akhtar alias Monu, who was the brain behind last year`s blasts in Patna and Bodh Gaya, police said Tuesday.

Three detained for threatening to blow up Bodh Gaya temples

At least three people, including a girl, have been detained in Patna for threatening to blow up the Bodh Gaya and Vishnupad temples in Gaya district, police said.

Buddhists observe alms-giving ritual to seek salvation in Bodh Gaya

Hundreds of Buddhist devotees thronged the famed Mahabodhi Temple here on Tuesday to observe the Kagyu Monlam Festival, in which devotees offer alms to monks in the hope of attaining salvation.

Bodh Gaya bombing is a warning, says Buddhist leader

The foremost leader of a Buddhist sect says the Bodh Gaya bombing in India "is a kind of warning" and Buddhists around the world will have to be careful.

Bodh Gaya temple dome inlaid with gold

The dome of Bodh Gaya`s 1,500-year-old Mahabodhi temple, Buddhism`s holiest shrine, has been inlaid with nearly 300 kg gold donated by devotees from Thailand -- giving the shrine a new look.

2 sent to 14 days` judicial custody in illegal money transfer case

Two persons arrested from Karnataka on the basis of statement given by the woman kingpin of an illegal money transaction network being run here under the guidance of Pakistani agencies were today remanded to 14 days` judicial custody by a district court.

Woman kingpin, husband send to 2-day police custody

Jailed woman `kingpin` of an illegal money transaction racket with a Pakistan link and her husband were on Monday sent to two-day police remand by a district court here.

NIA puts up property attachment order at IM operative`s home

A notice for property attachment was put up today at the home of fugitive Indian Mujahideen(IM) operative Tahseen Akhtar alias Monu, who is considered mastermind of the serial blasts in Patna and Bodh Gaya.

NIA announces Rs 10 lakh reward for arrest of IM men in blasts cases

NIA announced a cash reward of up to Rs 10 lakh for any information leading to arrest of five absconding accused of banned Indian Mujahideen terror group including Tahseen Akhtar in Bodh Gaya and Patna serial blasts cases.